Where to Find the Best Ginormous Food in Atlanta
Josh Denny visited local hot spots across Atlanta to experience some of the city's most-massive eats. Find out which restaurants he went to and what he tasted.
Photo By: Erika Doss
Photo By: Erika Doss
Henry's Louisiana Grill
The Big Bayou Monster is indeed a monster of a meal — a 30-pound monster, that is. It measures a whopping 9 feet long and is filled with no fewer than seven items, including shrimp, gator and oysters. After being battered and fried, they're piled inside bread and finished with a creamy, caper-studded remoulade. "You somehow got as much flavor in this thing as you did size," Josh told Henry, the chef and namesake of this down-home eatery, after going in for a face-first bite.
Peach & the Porkchop
Josh deems the Ultimate All in One a "breakfast behemoth," and at 24 inches wide, there's no doubt why. This 15-pound platter brings together seemingly every item on a classic breakfast menu: fluffy pancakes, sausage, bacon, fried chicken and waffles, and, of course, friedeggs. 12 eggs, actually. "It takes a whole kitchen to make this," Josh notes as he watches firsthand the various components come together. While the sausage bits are griddled right inside the flapjacks, the bacon strips are layered between them, and the other fixings are piled on top.
Bone Lick BBQ
Meat lovers, you've met your match here. The five-pound Death by Sandwich features five smoky barbecue picks (juicy pulled pork, brisket, cheesy sausage, ribs and bacon), all of them stacked on bread with tender collard greens, cool slaw and crispy onions. According to Josh, the beauty of this hefty sandwich is more than what meets the eye, thanks to all the flavor that's crammed inside. "The greens are cooked perfectly. They've got that just that delicious bitterness," he says. "It cuts through all of the savory flavors of the meat."
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